Michigan men, women, whites, African-Americans, other races, young, middle-aged, old, Democrats, Republicans, John McCain voters, Barack Obama voters, liberals, conservatives, union members, non-union members don’t like Pistons

Public Policy Polling surveyed Michigan voters this month (hat tip: Detroit Free Press), and one of the questions was:

Is your favorite pro sports team in Michigan the Lions, Pistons, Red Wings, or Tigers?

The Pistons didn’t fare well in the results:

  • Tigers: 29 percent
  • Lions: 27 percent
  • Red Wings: 20 percent
  • Pistons: 6 percent

If that weren’t troubling enough for the Pistons, they finished last in all but one subset:

  • Women: Last (9 percent)
  • Men: Last (2 percent)
  • Whites: Last (3 percent)
  • African Americans: Second (23 percent)
  • Other races: Last (7 percent)
  • Those 18-to-29-years-old: Last (3 percent)
  • Those 30-to-45-years-old: Last (4 percent)
  • Those 46-to-65-years-old: Last (9 percent)
  • Those 65-and-older: Last (4 percent)
  • Democrats: Last (10 percent)
  • Republicans: Last (3 percent)
  • John McCain voters in 2008: Last (4 percent)
  • Barack Obama voters in 2008: Last (8 percent)
  • Very liberals: Last (4 percent)
  • Somewhat liberals: Last (12 percent)
  • Moderates: Last (5 percent)
  • Somewhat conservatives: Last (3 percent)
  • Very conservatives: Last (4 percent)
  • Union members: Last (5 percent)
  • Non-union members: Last (6 percent)

The worst news in that list for the Pistons: how few young people consider them their favorite team.

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